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Advisor, Planning, Prioritization and Governance (Anywhere in Canada)

Job Requisition ID: 9194  

Language Designation: English Essential 

Language Skill Levels (Read/Write/Speak): ZZZ 

Position Status: Temporary Full Time 

Travel Requirement: Frequent 

Office Location: Ottawa (ON); Calgary (AB); Halifax (NS); Montreal (QC); Toronto (ON); Vancouver (BC)

Salary: Our salaries generally range from $ 121130.97 to $ 151413.71 and are based on qualifications and experience. 


At CMHC, we trust you to get the job done. We empower our employees to be fully autonomous and accountable in achieving their results. 


Here are some of the reasons why we were chosen as one of Canada's top employers:


  • Enjoy 5 weeks of vacation;
  • An annual individual performance bonus;
  • Defined benefit pension plan;
  • Comprehensive group insurance to support your well-being from day one;
  • Access to a catalogue of courses for individual learning;
  • An inclusive workplace culture and environment with multiple Employee Resource Groups and much more!



Help make a difference for Canadians. CMHC’s aspiration is that by 2030, everyone in Canada has a home that they can afford and that meets their needs. All of our programs and activities support this singular goal.
Be part of an inclusive workplace. Diversity and Inclusion guides everything we do at CMHC. We’re taking concrete actions to eradicate racism and advance equity within CMHC and the housing system.

Join the Chief Risk Officer sector in the role of Advisor, Planning, Prioritization & Governance. Your strong negotiation skills and passion for Risk management will serve you for leading and developing a horizontal, integrated planning framework for the sector.


This is a temporary position of a duration of 24 months.




  • Provides advice and guidance to the Vice-President of the Sector regarding the delivery of strategic plans across the Sector and how the Sector can adapt to meet challenges.
  • Establishes and builds best practices and processes to identify ways of working horizontally/within the sector to drive efficiency and improve services.
  • Is responsible for the delivery of key sector projects (e.g., risk appetite business cascade) and supports the completion of other divisional priorities including key CRO transformation and organisational resiliency projects. Ensures effective risk management systems and practices are integrated within the planning framework and related processes and facilitates communication with key stakeholders.
  • Acts as integrator and key horizontal communications enabler within the sector.
  • Identifies efficiencies, opportunities for collaboration across sector business lines.



Minimum qualifications:


  • Undergraduate degree in finance, accounting or economics.
  • 10+ years of risk management or project management experience
  • Advanced oral and written communication skills, negotiation and persuasion to present to C-suite level Executives within CMHC.
  • Familiarity with CMHC's mandate, regulatory environment, and the economic landscape.


Preferred Qualifications:


  • Bilingualism (English and French) 


Posting closing date: Note, the competition will remain active until filled.



On June 14, 2022, the Government of Canada announced that as of June 20, 2022, it will suspend vaccination requirements for federal government employees.  This decision followed a review of the current public health situation, including the evolution of the virus and vaccination rates in Canada. As a result, and consistent with the Government of Canada decision, CMHC has suspended its Vaccination Policy, effective June 20, 2022.  


As a result, at this time, CMHC does not require employees to be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment.  CMHC will continue to monitor the public health situation and may at any time make adjustments and adopt or reintroduce measures, including mandatory vaccination, attestation and verification requirements. Any such vaccination measures, as updated from time to time, shall form a term and condition of your employment at CMHC.


CMHC is an inclusive workplace where diversity of thought – and of people – are recognized, valued, and considered essential to achieving our aspiration.
We are committed to employment equity and actively encourage applications from women, Indigenous Peoples, persons with disabilities, veterans and persons of all races, ethnicities, religions, abilities, sexual orientations, and gender identities and expressions. We also welcome applications from non-Canadians who are eligible to work in Canada.
We sincerely thank all candidates for their interest, however, please note that only applicants selected for further consideration will be contacted. If selected for an interview or testing, please advise us if you require an accommodation.